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Changing higher education in Sweden

Don A. Orton

Changing higher education in Sweden

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by Don A. Orton

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Published by SIAR in [Stockholm] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden.
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Higher -- Sweden.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 34-39.

      StatementDon A. Orton.
      SeriesSIAR ; 30
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA908 .O77
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4602367M
      ISBN 109173540048
      LC Control Number77365407

      Laura E. Rumbley, Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, USA Scope: Higher education worldwide is in a period of transition, affected by globalization, the advent of mass access, changing relationships between the university and the state, and the new technologies, among others. Global Perspectives on Higher Education. Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies is a collection of chapters and case studies contributed by college and university presidents, provosts, faculty, and other stakeholders. Institutions are finding new ways of achieving higher education’s mission without being crippled by constraints or overpowered by greater expectations.

      The overarching objective of the Education and Research Policy is for Sweden to be a prominent knowledge and research nation, characterised by high standards. Excellence in research, higher education and innovation will lead to social development, prosperity and business competitiveness, and respond to the ever-changing economy and society overall. Higher Education between and , it appears three times a year. • Issued in English and French editions. Information for authors wishing to submit articles for publication appears at.

      Academic identity is continually being formed and reformed by the institutional, socio-cultural and political contexts within which academic practitioners operate. In Europe the impact of the economic crisis and its continuing aftermath accounts for many of these changes, but the diverse.   Sweden vs. the U.S. Of course, the average U.S. student carries about 30% more in debt, at $24, But new Swedish graduates have the highest debt-to-income ratios of any group of students in the developed world, at about 80%. In the U.S., the average is closer to 60%. Why is this the case?


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